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Puppy Articles

Real Questions, Real Answers

Over the years, we’ve been asked lots of common-sense questions about puppies: with topics ranging from how to prepare your home for a new puppy to preventing puppy obesity. We’ve turned the answers into short articles. Just choose from the categories below. Thanks for asking.

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Because a puppy is, well, a puppy—their immune system is still developing, and they chew and swallow all kinds of stuff—it’s easy to upset their tummy. Don’t let this give YOU a bellyache, too.
Exercise and play with your puppy can lead to a happy, healthy life together. Whether your puppy is a big Great Dane or a teeny-tiny Yorkshire Terrier, he needs exercise every day.
Puppy behavior and their energy levels change with time. Here are the stages.
This is an exciting time. And… there is going to be a period of adjustment. The following tips will lay the foundation for a long, happy life together and make the transition as easy as possible.
Swimming doesn’t come naturally to a puppy. He needs your help or he could quickly get in over his head.
Puppy training is a great family activity and can be a bonding experience. If you take the time now, you’ll be much happier with a well-trained dog.
Your puppy needs regular watering. Here are some (moist) tips...
Adopting a puppy isn’t easy. We’ve got 10 reasons, though, that puppy parenting is a really cute and smart choice.
The transition from puppyhood to adulthood can be a bit confusing. Relax. It’s a natural process…
Games are fun. But they’re more than that: they teach your puppy special skills.
When it comes to training: start early, keep calm, be consistent, stay positive, and repeat.
Puppies run hotter than we humans do. It’s just a matter of degrees...